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Home: A Very Short Introduction

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Informationen zum Autor Michael Allen Fox is Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities, University of New England, Australia, and Pr... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael Allen Fox is Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities, University of New England, Australia, and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His main research interests are in the areas of nineteenth-century European philosophy, existentialism, environmental philosophy, ethics and animals, and philosophy of peace. He is the author of five books that reflect a wide-ranging engagement with philosophy, the most recent ofwhich are: Understanding Peace: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 2014) and The Remarkable Existentialists (Humanity/Prometheus, 2009). He has also published over sixty-five scholarly articles, many of which are aimed at a broad general readership. In addition, he edited/co-edited Queen'sQuarterly, Canada's oldest general-interest intellectual review, for ten years Klappentext Ideas of home play a prominent role in the way people of all cultures frame an understanding of their lives. This Very Short Introduction considers the enduring concept of home in our modern world, as international and local migration, homelessness, and uprootedness threaten to destabilize our traditional notions of place and belonging. Zusammenfassung Ideas of home play a prominent role in the way people of all cultures frame an understanding of their lives. This Very Short Introduction considers the enduring concept of home in our modern world, as international and local migration, homelessness, and uprootedness threaten to destabilize our traditional notions of place and belonging. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 The many faces of home; 2 The importance of place; 3 Dwelling and dwellings; 4 Remembering, imagining, and other mindwork; 5 People, objects, and identity; 6 Home politics; 7 Homelessness and uprootedness; 8 The future of home; References; Further Reading; Index

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Michael Allen Fox is Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities, University of New England, Australia, and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His main research interests are in the areas of nineteenth-century European philosophy, existentialism, environmental philosophy, ethics and animals, and philosophy of peace. He is the author of five books that reflect a wide-ranging engagement with philosophy, the most recent of which are: Understanding Peace: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 2014) and The Remarkable Existentialists (Humanity/Prometheus, 2009). He has also published over sixty-five scholarly articles, many of which are aimed at a broad general readership. In addition, he edited/co-edited Queen's Quarterly, Canada's oldest general-interest intellectual review, for ten years

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Ideas of home play a prominent role in the way people of all cultures frame an understanding of their lives. This Very Short Introduction considers the enduring concept of home in our modern world, as international and local migration, homelessness, and uprootedness threaten to destabilize our traditional notions of place and belonging.



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1 The many faces of home; 2 The importance of place; 3 Dwelling and dwellings; 4 Remembering, imagining, and other mindwork; 5 People, objects, and identity; 6 Home politics; 7 Homelessness and uprootedness; 8 The future of home; References; Further Reading; Index

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Titre: Home: A Very Short Introduction
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Code EAN: 9780198747239
ISBN: 0198747233
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Sciences sociales, droit et économie
nombre de pages: 168
Poids: 130g
Taille: H172mm x B108mm x T15mm
Année: 2016

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